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Did you hear or feel it? ‘Mystery growth’ experienced across San Diego County

Social media lit up Tuesday evening with reviews of an earthquake-like shaking and loud noise throughout San Diego County. No earthquakes have been reported by USGS.

SAN DIEGO COUNTY, Calif. — Social media lit up Tuesday evening with reviews of an earthquake-like shaking and loud noise throughout San Diego County. The U.S. Geological Survey reported no earthquake exercise within the space on the time – round 8:20 p.m. – with the most recent shaking reported in our area at 5:37 p.m. in southeast Riverside. 


People from South Bay to East County to North County San Diego and from Tijuana to Temecula felt and heard one thing – however what was it?

News 8 viewers described the thriller incidence saying their home windows and doorways shook and plenty of heard a loud noise. Some described feeling a number of shakes. Some guessed it was a sonic growth whereas others recommended aliens from outer space. At least one San Diegan supplied Padres slugger Manny Machado’s bat because the wrongdoer. Another referenced the film “Top Gun,” which was filmed right here in San Diego. 

Even San Diego Mayor Todd Gloria weighed in with a tweet that took the chance to encourage locals to get vaccinated. 

Similar occasions occurred on February 17 and March 10 in San Diego. Similarly, it was reported being heard however no earthquake was reported by the USGS.

Back in February, USGS stated sonic booms, that are loud sounds related to shock waves, should not unusual within the southern California space.

Here are among the reactions from folks all through San Diego after the incident:

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